Thread: Pre-Game Talk: Montreal @ Toronto OCT 6th 7:00PM EST
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10-04-2011, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by RNiner View Post
I'm fine with anything in practice and pre-season, but if Cole really doesn't get any PP time on Thursday I'll be as confused as everyone else. If he gets PP #1 time and plays with Darche/Desharnais 5 on 5, he'll still end up with 16-20 minutes, which is fine.

If Cole starts the year on the 3rd line you can count on us rolling all 3 lines evenly during 5 on 5 scenarios. At least one would expect such...
Cole really isn't a good 5 on 4 player, his numbers there for the last 4 years I've looked at are far worse than any of the other top-six forwards. His strength is on 5 on 5 and without Eller that third line is running a bit weak so he might be needed there. No reason he and Kostitsyn can't switch around later.

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